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Modelling virtual worlds for scientific research

Marie-Paule Cani, Professor of Computer Science at École Polytechnique (IP Paris) and member of the Académie des Sciences

On June 26th, 2024
6 min reading time

Computer graphics can be used to represent animated virtual spaces in 3D, supporting scientific thought.

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Can AI replace animal testing?

Jean-Baptiste Masson, Theoretical Physicist at Institut Pasteur, Jean-Michel Besnier, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Sorbonne Université, Nicolas David, Professor of Biology at École Polytechnique (IP Paris)

On June 18th, 2024
4 min reading time

In view of AI's efficiency, the hypothesis is emerging that it can be used to simulate the living world and dispense with animal experimentation.

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Quantum: the second revolution unfolds

On June 5th, 2024
1 min reading time

What is quantum physics? What are the applications of quantum technologies? Dive into the universe of the infinitely small with this issue of 3.14.

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Renewables: yields vary according to climate

Sylvain Cros, Research Engineer at the Dynamic Meteorology Laboratory of École polytechnique (IP Paris), Riwal Plougonven, Professor at École polytechnique (IP Paris) and Senior Lecturer at the Dynamic Meteorology Laboratory (LMD)

On June 4th, 2024
5 min reading time
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Museum metaverses promise to redefine the cultural experience

Titus Zaharia, Professor at Télécom SudParis (IP Paris), Marius Preda, Associate Professor at Institut MINES-Télécom

On June 4th, 2024
4 min reading time

Digitising works of art helps to preserve cultural heritage, make art collections accessible and reinvent museum experiences.

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Nobel Prize in Physics 2023: an unprecedented image of the infinitely small

Stefan Haessler, CNRS Research Fellow at Laboratoire d'Optique Appliquée (CNRS, ENSTA, École Polytechnique)

On May 29th, 2024
4 min reading time

In 2023, the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for work on attosecond laser pulses.